Silk Needlework Picture of a Woman with Sheep
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
- Date / Time :
- August 15, 2010 10:00AM
Silk Needlework Picture of a Woman with Sheep, America, early 19th century, worked in silk and chenille threads on a silk ground with painted face and hand, centered with an oval reserve depicting a woman and two sheep in a landscape standing under a tree, with house and outbuilding in the background, surmounted by a blue bowknot and tasseled swags and flowering vines, (toning, moisture stains, small tear l.r.), 19 3/4 x 16 in., in an ornate gold-painted gesso frame.
Tear is about 5/8 in. at l.r. corner, moistrue stains to background around lower portion of work.